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Wednesday September 20, 2017

Town Of Morehead City Hiring Firefighter/EMT




The TOWN OF MOREHEAD CITY has three vacancies for full-time FIREFIGHTER/EMT. Firefighter/Paramedic or Firefighter/Advanced-EMT is preferred, but not required. Applicants may be required to obtain these medical certifications at a later time. Duties include responding to emergency calls; suppressing fires; providing basic and advanced life support within emergency medical services; handling hazardous materials; operating and maintaining department vehicles and equipment; preparing and maintaining detailed reports. Position requires knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency medical care, automobile extrication, emergency transportation; fire suppression methods and techniques; proper handling of hazardous materials. Must possess high school diploma or GED. Firefighter Certification, EMT, Technical Rescue and HAZMAT certifications required. Possession of a valid, unrestricted NC driver’s license required. Background/drug test required. Applicants must be able to obtain NFPA 1582 required physical clearance.


Hiring salary for Firefighter/EMT- $40,851.11 (based on 2912 annual hours at $14.03 per hour).

Hiring salary for Firefighter/Advanced EMT- $47,273.11 (based on 2912 annual hours at $16.23 per hour).

Hiring salary for Firefighter/EMT-Paramedic $49,651.64 (based on 2912 annual hours at $17.05 per hour).


Excellent benefits package. City application required and may be downloaded from City website at and mailed to: Town of Morehead City, HR Director, 706 Arendell St, Morehead City, NC 28557. Internal applicants may pick up application from the Office of Human Resources. Other qualified applicants may apply at any Employment Security Commission (ESC) location.   EOE


Application deadline: Open Until October 31, 2017


Interested candidates must successfully complete a physical agility test before employment. The next test will be administered October 31, 2017 at 4034 Arendell Street (Fire Station 2) Morehead City NC at 0900 hrs. Candidates that have taken and passed the physical agility test this calendar year will not be required to re-take the test.




Posting date: August 11, 2017




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